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IN THE PRESENCE OF EXTRAORDINARY REALITY, CONSCIOUSNESS TAKES THE PLACE OF IMAGINATION.
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Ben Raskin
Friday, 13 August 2004 / Published in BenZone
And he lay gasping, pain slicing through his left side piercing muscle bone and sinew to a higher state and as he gasped he silently chuckled a gasping wheeze a sputum speckled hack a snort of agonized joy as it hit him he GOT Cecil Taylor! The cacophony of sound enveloping him gave way to
Ben Raskin
Saturday, 08 September 2001 / Published in BenZone
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Ben Raskin
Sunday, 02 July 2000 / Published in BenZone
Well, it’s been quite a while since I last set down words to paper with no destination in mind. Perhaps it is a sign of age and complacency that has led me to this stretch of creative drought- I don’t know. I think perhaps the last few years were just a bit too overwhelming. Creativity
Ben Raskin
Thursday, 15 June 2000 / Published in BenZone
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Wednesday, 16 February 2000 / Published in BenZone
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Ben Raskin
Friday, 04 February 2000 / Published in BenZone
BEYOND THE RIM… …that last step. The edge beckons, which to choose? On one hand, it could be, but if not, the other might. And when it’s last light receeds at the point of least resistance, you’ll know in the depths of your very being. Then what will you do Chuck-O? When the piercing gaze
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